Crawl, Walk, Run: “Prenatal to 3” Plan Addresses Early Childhood Development
A child’s health and well-being during the first three years of life affects future learning, behavior, and health. It is the most sensitive period for a child’s developing brain and body. But many families face challenges during these years. Consistent with the Mecklenburg Board of County Commissioners’ priority to expand services that promote early childhood development, the County has introduced the Prenatal to Three Strategic Plan which works to improve the trajectory of child and family well-being in those early years.
County Continues to Gather Public Input for Behavioral Health Strategic Plan
Since launching its engagement efforts in November of 2022, Mecklenburg County continues to solicit public input to inform its Behavioral Health Strategic Plan.
County Manager Dena R. Diorio and Bank Executive D. Steve Boland Receive Prestigious Award from Urban League of Central Carolinas
County Manager Dena R. Diorio received the prestigious Whitney M. Young Award from the Urban League of the Central Carolinas.
Local Organizations Invited to Apply for Opioid Settlement Funding Starting July 15
Mecklenburg County will make $6 million in grant funding available to organizations that provide substance use and mental health treatment services, early intervention, recovery housing, as well as employment and recovery services to combat the Opioid epidemic.
Mecklenburg Minute: Behavioral Health Strategic Plan
Mecklenburg County is developing a Behavioral Health Strategic Plan and is soliciting input from service providers and customers, individuals with lived experiences, and the community at-large, by way of community engagement meetings.
Resident Support for Behavioral Health Strategic Plan
Mecklenburg County is developing a Behavioral Health Strategic Plan and is soliciting input from the community.
Commissioners Approve $99 Million in ARPA Funds for Local Projects
The Mecklenburg Board of County Commissioners has approved funding for 75 local projects with money allocated from the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021
Opioid Settlement Community Meeting Begins a New Era of Hope
On Thursday, Oct. 27, Mecklenburg County will hold its first Opioid Settlement Community Meeting.
County Holds Community Meeting to Explore Solutions to the Opioid Epidemic with National Settlement
Mecklenburg County will receive more than $32 million over the next 18 years to find solutions to the opioid epidemic in our community.